By Light HQ

Network Engineer

Job Locations US-FL-Patrick AFB
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/13/2022 2:04 PM)
# of Openings
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


American Communications Solutions and By Light Professional IT Services, together as Full Spectrum Operations (FSO) are hiring dedicated and talented IT professionals under the Eastern Western Operational Communications Services (EWOCS) contract. EWOCS provides reliable high-quality communications and innovative IT solutions for the Guardians, Airmen, and Government agencies assigned to Patrick Space Force Base, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, and Vandenberg Air Force Base. Be a part of the team that delivers excellence in national missile defense, human space flight, space launch, and combat rescue!


  • Designs and implements self-healing networks
  • Maintains overall functionality of networks.
  • Troubleshoots routing, switching and multicast faults
  • Configures and troubleshoots RADIUS, SYSLOG, NTP, OSPF, Auto-RP
  • Monitors network load balancing, route cost patterns, overall system health, etc. and advises on need for potential upgrades or reconfigurations
  • Identifies the need to upgrade or enhance network component capabilities
  • Periodically reviews SIEM alerts as they relate to overall system status
  • Hardens networking infrastructure as appropriate, balancing customer Availability/Integrity/Confidentiality needs.
  • Resolves IAVA/STIG findings as appropriate, providing proper documentation and/or justification to A&A personnel
  • Provides on-site technical and operational support in the installation and operation of any/all telecommunications equipment
  • Conducts site surveys to determine feasibility of equipment installations (e.g. telecommuncations, electrical, temperature/humidity, cleanliness, space/weight, maintainability, logistical support)
  • Mentors other IT personnel as needed

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT II requirements
  • Experience designing and implementing self-healing networks
  • Expert understanding of Cisco and/or Juniper technologies
  • Expert understanding of networking protocols
  • Experience in cross-platform networking environments

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD SECRET clearance
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.


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